Local History

20 September 2017

Jonathan Scott asked five genealogical movers and shakers for their brick-wall busting top tips. Here’s what they came up with…

08 September 2017

From mascots to war horses, we take a look at some of the surprising roles performed by animals in wartime Britain

06 September 2017

Country-hating EastEnders actor Lisa Hammond was surprised to find some rural roots, as well as a moving Second World War tale. Jonathan Wright tells us more about her episode

06 September 2017

Lisa Hammond is a lifelong Londoner who hates the countryside - but were her ancestors? Find out more about the locations she visited with this handy guide

05 September 2017

Lisa Hammond used military, legal and church records to uncover different parts of her family tree. We take a look at some of the most important documents seen on screen…

05 September 2017

EastEnders actress Lisa Hammond traces her family history on WDYTYA? on Thursday 7 September 2017. Here’s five things you might not know about the star…

31 August 2017

Inspired by Noel Clarke’s episode? We’ve put together a brief roundup of five online resources that can help you trace your Caribbean ancestors and understand their lives

31 August 2017

Noel Clarke used a variety of different documents to trace his family’s story. We take a look at some of the most important documents seen on screen…

30 August 2017

Actor and filmmaker Noel Clarke uncovered stories of migration, slavery and survival as he traced his family history to the Caribbean

30 August 2017

Actor and filmmaker Noel Clarke traces his family history on Thursday 31 August 2017. Here’s five things you might not know about the star…

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